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Asbestos Safety for Landlords

£9.95 + VAT per course

Discounts apply for multiple purchases, see pricing table below

An online course for landlords who provide accommodation or business premises to the public. The course looks at the kind of asbestos your building may contain and what process you should follow if it does. It is designed for those with a duty to manage asbestos and places the substance in context before looking at procedures and the legal duties you have to manage it. On completion you should be able to apply the principles of risk management and asbestos safety training to your own building.

Written specifically for landlords
Online course takes around 1 hour to complete
Pause and restart as many times as necessary
Verifiable certificate instantly available on successful completion
Bulk discounts available
Free retakes
Online management system for organisations

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We hadn't done asbestos training in quite a few years so had forgotten a lot of the knowledge but this course outlined all the important information we needed to keep ourselves and the general public safe.
Jenny Wright

Great training course, highly recommended. We thought it was great that we could do it on the go from our phones and tablets instead of being in the office and really liked the fact it remembers where you left off so you can take a break whenever.
Carl Morrison

Key Features

Designed to help landlords and building managers meet the needs of their duty to manage

Completely online asbestos training course – learn at your own pace

Clear and easy-to-use asbestos training specifically designed for landlords

Management System

If you are purchasing courses for an organisation, our online learning management system has been built to solve the problem of maintaining central records and ensuring that everyone’s training is current and up to date. If an inspecting body wants to check your records, simply use our website to display a full record of staff training certificates.

You can also set up automatic reminder emails to ask your users to take or retake training. You can tailor these emails and the timings for sending and you can even specify that the email appears to come from yourself. Once enabled, the training system will manage all of the chasing for you.

FAQ

Do I need to have training?

This is a tricky question because as a landlord or building manager you do have a duty to manage asbestos (which could be present in any building constructed pre-2000). However, while the law does require training for commercial work, it does not cover domestic dwellings. There is a duty as a landlord to ensure that your buildings are safe and that will likely include asbestos. We suggest that all landlords and building manager-type roles are trained in asbestos awareness and procedures for safety.

Will I be able to remove asbestos if I take this course?

No – this course is about awareness and avoidance of danger. You should not attempt to remove asbestos without expert guidance and you may need a specially licensed operator. Moving asbestos could present a significant risk to your health and that of others.

Will I get proof of passing the course?

Yes. Once you have successfully met the pass requirements and completed the course, you can download your personalised certificate. If unsuccessful, you can re-take the course as often as you like.

Can I take the Asbestos Awareness A course?

Yes, there is no reason why you cannot take either this course or the Asbestos Awareness A course for building trades. If you look after several properties with different environments, for example, this may even be a better option for you. However, there is no need to take both courses.

“Great course! It opened my mind up to a lot of interesting facts.  I now feel more confident in dealings with potential asbestos hazards.”

Bryony Granger

Details / Benefits

Time Saving

  • Instant access to courses
  • Training can be taken any time - no need for staff to take time out of work
  • Takes between 1-2 hours to complete
  • Courses can be taken 24/7 online or on mobile devices

Easily Evidenced

  • Retrieve centrally held online certificates at the touch of a button
  • Downloadable Excel reports so you can monitor completion
  • Individual, personalised certificates can be downloaded and printed

User Friendly

  • Plain English content
  • Courses can be stopped and restarted at any point
  • Course notes and resources available for the duration of certification
  • Friendly, UK-based customer support centre in case you have any queries

Sector Specific

  • Scenarios, content and questions are keyed to Landlords
  • Course regularly updated and checked for current practice

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to download a personalised asbestos training certificate valid for 2 years.

Asbestos Safety for Landlords

Course Content

Module 1 - Introduction

This module will introduce you to the content of the course and online training. You will then learn about who should be aware of asbestos. At the end of the module, you will be given an example of the kind of test you will take during your training.

Module 2 - What is asbestos and why was it used?

This module is designed to give you a brief background on asbestos and why it was used so much in the building and other industries. We will then move on to the potential health issues surrounding it and the people who could be at risk.

Module 3 - The Practicalities of Asbestos

The purpose of this module is to explore the materials you could encounter which may contain asbestos. The module also looks at the effect of age on these materials and how likely they are to release deadly fibres. Finally, the module shows you how your new understanding for asbestos can be used to create risk assessments and management for your duty to manage requirements.

Module 4 - Dealing With An Emergency

Should the worst happen, and you find yourself needing to deal with asbestos, you will need to be able to manage the situation properly for the safety of yourself and others. This module will guide you through a step by step process of dealing with contamination.

Module 5 - The Legal Position

When it comes to asbestos, the law is very clear and the penalties for making mistakes can be costly and may even result in imprisonment in some cases. As a landlord, multiple laws may apply to your buildings and this module will give you an overview of the things you need to consider in relation to legislation regarding asbestos and the need to ensure your property is fit for habitation.

Final assessment

The final assessment is where we test your Asbestos Awareness knowledge. All the answers are contained within the course.

Once you have passed your assessment, you will be able to download your certificate. The pass rate is 70% but don't worry if you do not pass the first time, as you can re-take the test as many times as you need to.

Course Costs

Number of Courses

  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 100

Total Cost (ex VAT)

  • £9.95
  • £17.70
  • £39.00
  • £70.00
  • £133.00
  • £600.00

Total Cost (inc VAT)

  • £11.94
  • £21.24
  • £46.80
  • £84.00
  • £159.60
  • £720.00

Cost Per Course (ex VAT)

  • £9.95
  • £8.85
  • £7.80
  • £7.00
  • £6.65
  • £6.00
Number of Courses:

1

Total Cost (ex VAT): £9.95

Total Cost (inc VAT): £11.94

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £9.95

Number of Courses:

2

Total Cost (ex VAT): £17.70

Total Cost (inc VAT): £21.24

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £8.85

Number of Courses:

5

Total Cost (ex VAT): £39.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £46.80

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £7.80

Number of Courses:

10

Total Cost (ex VAT): £70.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £84.00

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £7.00

Number of Courses:

20

Total Cost (ex VAT): £133.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £159.60

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £6.65

Number of Courses:

100

Total Cost (ex VAT): £600.00

Total Cost (inc VAT): £720.00

Cost Per Course (ex VAT): £6.00